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Understanding Nissan Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Nissan service indicator lights let you know when and what service your car needs.
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The Top 5 Selling Cars in Florida in 2012
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Top Five Selling Cars in Colorado in 2012
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Nissan Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you have been shopping for a used Nissan vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Nissan Dealership Certified
Nissan dealerships offer auto technician jobs to those certified through Nissan’s Service Career Opportunities for Professional Enhancement program.
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2016
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Industry News for Automotive Techs: November 5 - November 11
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Hilly Area
Do you live in terrain that is hilly? Do your city streets feature plenty of inclines and declines that can be nothing short of treacherous in miserable weather? If so, when it’s time to purchase a car you’re...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Fuel Economy
Owning a vehicle comes with a number of expenses – car insurance, repairs, regular maintenance, car payments, and of course the gas. So if you’re looking to cut costs, finding a...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Mobile Housekeeper
If you are a mobile housekeeper, chances are that you are looking for a small, reliable used vehicle that offers good gas mileage and enough space to store your supplies. With that in mind,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Farmer
If you're a farmer, you know that what you need isn’t a used car – it’s a used pickup truck. How else are you going to haul around hay, implements, garden produce,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Caterer
If you are in the catering business, you need a reliable vehicle that will provide you with what you need to transport your food, linens, and other supplies. Generally speaking, you're better off...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're an Uber or Lyft Driver
Are you thinking of becoming a driver for Uber or Lyft? That could be an exciting career change – you’ll get to meet a lot of interesting people, and if you love to drive, what better way to...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Gardener or Landscape Architect
Gardeners and landscape architects need to haul around quite a bit of gear. As a gardener, chances are you will need to transport a variety of mowing equipment, along...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Plumber
Plumbers need to carry around all manner of tools and supplies. If you’re plumbing a large building, or even a decent sized home, you’re going to need a vehicle that has quite...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Electrician
As an electrician, you have to haul around wiring, tools and equipment, and tons of supplies. You can’t get by with a small used car, or even a big one. What you...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Vet
The best car for a vet to own largely depends on the type of practice he or she has. Large animal vets are probably going to want something that delivers a fair...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Teacher
If you are a teacher, probably foremost on your mind is getting to school on time. You would also probably like a used car that is easy on gas and not terribly...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a General Contractor
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My 2004 Nissan 350z hesitates when accelarating
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Tried to start the car, wouldn't turn over.
Has the battery been checked already? A weak battery may cause your symptoms where you try to start the engine and it sounds as if it would try but there just isn't enough juice. If the battery test fails or...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. Overheating issues are very frustrating. When in this situation, you will want to go ahead and test the radiator cap and make sure it is regulating pressure correctly. Secondly, the water pump needs to...
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I can't pass smog because the NO ppm is just a little high. What are the problems? Can you help me please?
Hi there. When an engine burns fuel mixed with oxygen in the combustion chamber, carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons, and oxides of nitrogen NOx. NOx is a generic term for the nitrogen oxides that are most relevant for air pollution, namely...
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Engine Overheating after 20-30 minutes. Why?
Hi there. One of the easiest ways to test a water pump is to carefully place your hand on the lower radiator hose while the motor is running. Two things should happen; first, as you suggested, the hose should feel...
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2004 Nissan Murano CVT transmission problems
Your Nissan uses what is called a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Instead of using one or more planetary gear sets like a traditional transmission, a CVT uses pulleys and steel belts to provide an infinite number of "gear ratios". Unfortunately,...
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Just had a transmision changed in a 2005 nissan maxima 3.5l now its slipping in and out of gear while driving causing rpms to jjum
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without knowing what sensor or what diagnostic code was pulled, it is difficult to say. That information will let you know what sensor needs to be looked at, which you can then just simply...
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After changing the throttle body do we need to reset computer
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a reset procedure for the throttle body for Nissan. It will include cycling the key "On" (not to start) for 2 seconds, and off for 10 seconds. Repeat this three times. Leave...
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Car turns off. First it would turn off in reverse and when I would stop at a red light or slow down to make a turn.
Hi there. For the reverse stalling condition, check the Idle Air Control Valve and see if its plugged up. If a IAC valve is plugged up, an engine will stall out when going into gear and could cause issues when...
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Negative battery terminal sparks/smokes no power to car
Hi there. Check the condition of the starter wires when they were installed. See if the small remote wire on the starter solenoid is touching the main battery cable wire on the starter solenoid. If these two wires were to...
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What does it mean when my all wheel drive light is on and my car won't start? 2003 Nissan Murano
Hello - I think you're dealing with 2 separate issues here. The "AWD Locked" indicator simply means the "AWD Lock" switch is set to "On" or "Lock". toggle the Lock rocker switch, and the indicator msg should go out. The...
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How to change a fuel filter in a 2005 Nissan Quest?
Hi there. The fuel filter is part of the fuel pump, so if you are wanting to change the fuel filter, the fuel pump must be changed as well. The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank and the...
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White smoke coming from hood
Hi there. White smoke coming from the engine is typically steam as opposed to oil burning, so it's quite possible that you may have a coolant leak or other issue not related to an engine failure. When the check engine...
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Whats the best way to fix a low compression valve?
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My car is cranking longer than usual and the gauges shake after.
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I have already purchased the front struts I just need them put on. How much will labor cost me?
Hi...if you input your vehicle data (year, make and model) and your location at the strut replacement service page, you will get an exact estimate. You are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic...
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I got antifreeze leaking out the side of my engine but can't see where it's coming from
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Pricing for EVAP repair
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Should I use windshield washer fluid to defrost my front windshield 2016 Nissan Altima
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